1 State of Arkansas
2 93rd General Assembly A Bill
3 Regular Session, 2021 SENATE BILL 615
5 By: Senators T. Garner, B. Davis, Beckham, B. Ballinger, M. Johnson, Flippo, Hester, Gilmore
6 By: Representatives Gonzales, Lowery, Pilkington, Bryant
8 For An Act To Be Entitled
9 AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE REQUIREMENT OF VACCINE
10 PASSPORTS IN ARKANSAS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
14 TO PROHIBIT THE REQUIREMENT OF VACCINE
15 PASSPORTS IN ARKANSAS.
18 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS:
20 SECTION 1. Arkansas Code Title 20, Chapter 7, Subchapter 1, is amended
21 to add an additional section to read as follows:
22 20-7-142. Prohibition on vaccine passports.
23 (a) As used in this section, “vaccine passport” means documentation
24 that an individual has been vaccinated against coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19),
25 tested negative for coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), or recovered from
26 coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
27 (b) The state, a state agency or entity, a political subdivision of
28 the state, or a state or local official shall not require an individual to
29 use a vaccine passport in this state for any purpose.
30 (c) The use of a vaccine passport shall not be a condition for entry,
31 travel, education, employment, or services.